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  • Posted in thread: Mamod Roadster convertion Mk.2 A 'Mamod Morgan 3 wheeler'. on 04-07-2014 at 10:49 AM
    A few questions, if I may:What gas are you burning?How quiet is this ? How do you source the
    ceramic for the burner? Are there alternatives?thanksf

  • Posted in thread: John Deere on 03-23-2014 at 06:14 PM
    I'm still hoping to find out details of the gear pitch and form, as well as any suggestions
    about repair options.f

  • Posted in thread: John Deere on 03-23-2014 at 12:17 PM
    My question - brief as possible...for such ancillary equipment as balers and such, What gear
    form would this world famous company have used? I'm talking early years here, maybe even
    19-oh-whatever..Th...

  • Posted in thread: Can someone tell me how this works? on 03-17-2014 at 12:11 PM
    [QUOTE Will be interesting to see it torn all the way down.Owner and I are chatting and he's
    promised more photos... This could become my favourite enginef

  • Posted in thread: Can someone tell me how this works? on 03-16-2014 at 11:47 AM
    ...I think. Owner has posted a few pictures here...not quite a poppet valve...

  • Posted in thread: Can someone tell me how this works? on 03-07-2014 at 11:55 AM
    To me it appears to be more of a bash valve hybrid. Possibly the piston hitting the bash valve
    then feeding steam to a different cylinder. Interesting.... Typically the bash valve would feed
    the cylin...

  • Posted in thread: Alternative cranks on 03-07-2014 at 11:37 AM
    (Are the pictures right side up in the Southern Hemisphere?)

  • Posted in thread: Can someone tell me how this works? on 03-06-2014 at 01:03 PM
    ...or maybe someone has a plan?

  • Posted in thread: Plan Reading Question on 02-02-2014 at 11:30 AM
    It took a while to download the plans. but I'll give this a go.. First things first.... (")
    This sign indicates a dimension in inches. In the Machining world drawings were often done in
    Decimal inches...

  • Posted in thread: Traction engine movie on 01-28-2014 at 09:31 PM
    There was an old movie on TV this afternoon, "Iron Maiden" about steam traction engines. I
    didn't count them all but there must have been 50 traction engines in some scenes, a real steam
    buffs movie.P...

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